I'm in Kiev for a project and followed others to the Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum today. Only later did we understand why we got in for free - it's exactly 31 years ago that there was a steam explosion in reactor no. 4, resulting in the fire that lasted for 9 days, bellowing radioactive debris into the atmosphere.
Report released this week in Berlin, the world can be free from fossil fuel and nuclear power use before 2050:
http://www.rcinet.ca/eye-on-the-arctic/2019/04/12/renewable-energy-global-study-transition-100/ and https://twitter.com/EWGnetwork/status/1116646486622769152 .
In rain and cold an estimated 40 000 people participated in the klimaatmars in Amsterdam today. I made a board inspired by Douglas Adams, author of the "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy", in which planet Earth gets demolished to make way for a space highway. I like this sentence a) because I love potatoes, and b) because i.m.o. it reflects the idea of looking for more radical solutions to the complex issues we're facing.
Very very small instance for feminists. Right now this instance is only moderated by Gaba with gaba-kind-of-rules and it is invite only. If you want an invite send a message to gaba at systerserver.net.